CES 2015: A Sleep Monitor for a Princess

CES 2015: A Sleep Monitor for a Princess

Remember the story of the princess and the pea? If you’re easily bothered by things when you’re sleeping, you might want to check out the Withings Aura. Instead of having to wear a fitness band or sleep with your smartphone in order to track your sleep...
Tech Execs Launching Elderly Healthcare Ventures

Tech Execs Launching Elderly Healthcare Ventures

The Baby Boomers are now the Sandwich Generation, faced with taking care of their aging parents as well as their children. Executives in Silicon Valley are not immune to this development, but some of them have a different reaction to the challenge. In the spirit of...
Wearable Clothing to Help Epilepsy Patients

Wearable Clothing to Help Epilepsy Patients

Under the best of conditions, it can be difficult to come up with an accurate diagnosis. When you’re dealing with a chronic condition that manifests itself as random episodes, catching one of those events can be the key to identifying the cause. For the 50...
Running Hat Monitors Heart Rate

Running Hat Monitors Heart Rate

If you’re headed out for a run and want to track your heart rate, you may strap on a chest band which can be uncomfortable. Consider a new alternative: the LifeBeam Hat. This $99 device is an excellent example of how wearable technology can...

Wear Your Health Records on Your Wrist

Emergency first responders often have to play guessing games. When they are called to the scene of an accident or other incident, they have to make some best-guesses about a subject’s physical condition and other factors. If a patient is unconscious or otherwise...